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Other News This Thursday 12.03.2020

Unemployment insurance runs out for about 750 thousand Californians, by the end of the year. About 600 thousand people will run out of pandemic unemployment assistant payments. Another 170 thousand would lose benefits under the Pandemic Compensation Program, which added 13 weeks of benefits. The captain of that dive boat which caught fire near Santa…

Unemployment 12.03.2020

The scale of the unemployment fraud involving California state prison inmates has grown to a staggering $400 million. That’s nearly triple the amount prosecutors first disclosed last week. The new number comes from the California Employment Development Department comparing its unemployment claims data to inmates’ social security numbers. In all, records show about 31,000 inmates…

North County Weather 12.02.2020

Sunny today with highs near 73. ESE winds 5-10 mph. Tonight, clear, lows near 34. Tomorrow, mostly sunny with highs near 72. Westerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The extended forecast calls for mostly sunny skies through the week. Highs in the afternoon hours near 70. No rain in the forecast for the next ten…

McClintock’s Co-Founder Dies 12.02.2020

The co-founder of F. McClintocks Saloon and Dining House chain has died. The restaurant’s Facebook page says “Bruce Breault reached the end of his earthly journey Saturday, November 28, 2020, peacefully at home. The post reads, “He leaves an incredible legacy and an indelible mark on the legions of lives he touched.” Bruce Breault and…

Road Work in the North County 12.02.2020

You may experience traffic delays in the overnight hours on highway 101. Caltrans will replace concrete pavement at five locations along the highway, between the highway 58 interchange in Santa Margarita and Traffic way in Atascadero. Roadwork is scheduled for Monday through Thursday, between seven at night and seven in the morning.

Grand Jury Report 12.02.2020

This week we’re looking at the recent San Luis Obispo county Grand Jury report entitled “Paso Robles School District: A Cautionary Tale”. It begins, “This report looks at failures in leadership and management that precipitated the recent crisis, and provides a details illustration of how a school district can inadvertently fail its students and the…

Paso Robles City Council Meeting 12.02.2020

Paso Robles city council swears in two re-elected council members and a new city treasurer at last night’s meeting. Congratulations to re-elected council members Fred Strong and Steve Gregory, and to newly elected city treasurer Ryan Cornell. Emergency services director and fire chief Jonathon Stornetta provided an update on the coronavirus in Paso Robles. Mayor…

Indian Summer 12.02.2020

Forecasters say the weather we’ve been seeing may stick around for another ten days. Warm afternoons, and cold nights. That’s if you find 30 degrees cold. If you’re from North Dakota these nights are balmy. Perfect for ice fishing. No rain in the forecast for the next ten days. More on the weather coming up…